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Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, leaves her home in Vancouver, British Columbia Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, to attend an evidentiary hearing in her extradition case at B.C. Supreme Court. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ambassador visits Canadians detained in China in Huawei case

Nov. 20, 2020 5:39 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Canada’s ambassador to China has visited two Canadians detained for almost two years amid a dispute over the arrest of an executive of Chinese technology giant Huawei. The Canadian government said that Ambassador Dominic Barton met with former diplomat Michael Kovrig on Thursday and...

Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou leaves her home in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Wanzhou is heading to the British Columbia Supreme Court in an evidentiary hearing on her extradition case on abuse of process argument.  (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lawyer for China exec accuses RCMP of lying about her arrest

Oct. 28, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday accused a Canadian police officer of lying about why he didn’t arrest her immediately at Vancouver’s airport two years ago. Richard Peck told Constable Winston Yep during...

Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz, left, and midfielder Cristian Roldan celebrate after the Sounders scored during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Vancouver Whitecaps in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Sounders clinch playoff spot with 2-0 win over Vancouver

Oct. 28, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz had a goal and an assist in his first game back after testing positive for coronavirus while on international duty, and the Seattle Sounders clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Tuesday night. The defending MLS Cup champion...

FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file image made from video, Michael Spavor, director of Paektu Cultural Exchange, talks during a Skype interview in Yanji, China. China said Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, it remains firm in its insistence that Canada make the first move to end the detention of two Canadians, following a meeting of the two countries' foreign ministers.  (AP Photo, File)

Detained Canadians in China get rare consular access

Oct. 10, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Saturday that China granted consular access to two detained Canadians in China for the first time since January. The Global Affairs department said Dominic Barton, Canada’s Ambassador to China, was granted virtual consular access to Michael Spavor on...

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian extradition judge deals Huawei CFO legal blow

Oct. 9, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has been denied access to most of the documents her lawyers hoped to use to help prevent her extradition to the United States. Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder and...